Due to the ongoing pandemic, Foothill Fibers Guild is meeting via Zoom and in-person gatherings have been suspended until it is safe to do so. Members receive Zoom connection links.
Programs are generally held the fourth Tuesday of the month January through May and September through November at the Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City. Doors open at 6:15 PM and a brief business meeting begins at 6:45 PM. The featured program begins about 7:00PM.
In June we have our annual picnic and tailgate sale, in July and August we are busy with the Nevada County Fair, and in December we hold an annual holiday pot luck gathering.
♦ Upcoming Programs (Scroll to the bottom for recent programs)
September 28, 2021 at 6:30 PM via Zoom. The meeting will feature a Show and Tell as well as an important business meeting. The brief business meeting is an important opportunity for members to communicate what you want for the guild in the coming months. Get your photos of your beautiful fiber projects ready! Details to follow.
♦Upcoming FFG Events
Keep calm and knit, spin, weave on.
♦Local Fiber Events
♦ Upcoming Regional Events:
Coming in October 2021: Lambtown – Virtual
Coming in October 2021: Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl
A modified version of the Nevada County Fair was held August 11-15, 2021. The Guild displayed the work of members in Ponderosa Hall.
Our Annual Picnic and Tailgate Sale was held via zoom on June 22, 2021
Browse the Challenge Gallery at the link below
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 on Zoom: Marilyn Romatka on Uzbek Ikat
Marilyn presented Uzbek Ikat: The Personal Saga of an Exceptional Cloth. Experience the exotic in your own home town; travel to Central Asia in this multi-media presentation. We have all seen Uzbek Ikat on the runway in New York and London, now travel back to Uzbekistan with Marilyn to watch the process of its production. Each thread manipulated, dyed, and woven into exquisite cloth – truly hand-crafted.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 6:30 on Zoom: John Marshall – Exploring Japanese Indigo